About the Company: The company has worked hard for more than a century to build a legacy of outstanding service, expertise, and integrity. From their roots as a trust bank to a global presence today-- with nearly 20,000 employees across the United States and worldwide-- their foundation of strength and stability helps clients grow with confidence.
They are proud to be recognized for their ethical and inclusive culture. Ranked #1 for Best Employers for Diversity 2018 by Forbes, and part of the Top 50 Company for Executive Women by NAFE (2018-- for the 8th consecutive year).
Under general supervision responsible for performing a variety of relatively complex legal-related tasks under the direction of, and with a minimum of supervision by the Assistant General Counsel and the Senior Paralegal, Team Lead. Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, collect and produce documentation and other related duties.
Responsible for all aspects of litigation support, including collecting, organizing, and producing documents in response to all types of discovery requests including third-party subpoenas and drafting written responses to discovery requests.
Thorough knowledge of applicable litigation principles.
Perform independently a variety of relatively complex legal tasks related to miscellaneous litigation matters, including independently negotiating and responding to subpoenas, levies, garnishments, court orders and wage deduction orders in multiple jurisdictions
Understands field organizational structure and identifies key stakeholders in order to efficiently respond to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas.
Escalate matters and consult with Litigation Department attorneys on special projects and assignments, as needed, and using analytical skills to identify all relevant issues; identity all applicable laws and understand all relevant aspects of the related client relationship.
Complies and performs critical data analysis as requested by Litigation Department attorneys.
Review of documentation to determine deadlines and ensure conformity with legal requirements.
Conduct independent complex legal research on specific issues.
Communicates with clients, government agencies or officials on a regular basis to answer questions related to service of process and to collect and assemble information.
Provides case management support, including monitoring and following up on case calendars, filing deadlines, and paper and electronic docket search.
Knowledge of state and federal court process and e-filing.
Timely document and maintain case files and updates in litigation database.
Assist in training and mentoring new paralegals/interns.
Assist with projects and tasks as assigned.
Eight+ years of experience is required.
Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies, paralegal certificate OR the equivalent combination of formal education, training and or experience.
Previous corporate law department experience and/or large law firm litigation experience is required.
Demonstrate professionalism and skill working in a team environment and coordinating workloads.
Ability to work in a professional office, communicate clearly and effectively in meetings, work and interact professionally and courteously with all levels of the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence.
Ability to multi-task and consistently meet aggressive and time-sensitive deadlines.
Must possess attention to detail.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, are required to prepare and process legal documents.
Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Professional. Ability to efficiently learn other software platforms and databases a plus.
Time management skills to process a large caseload with competing deadlines.
Knowledge of legal terminology and strong analytical skills are required to conduct legal research.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to work effectively with internal and external clients, team members, management and staff.
Knowledge of financial services industry a plus.
Self-motivated, confident problem solver for a fast-paced environment.